Tag archives for Web 2.0 Tools

  1. Evernote – great app gets better with web app updates

    by David Andrade, http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy Evernote, the “remember everything” app has made updates to their web app. Evernote allows you to take and share notes, clip web pages or parts of web pages, upload files, upload photos and search text in photos, and much more. I’m a huge fan and user of Evernote. There are downloads for Windows […]

  2. Differentiating with Web 2.0 Technologies

    In an earlier post, I showed how to use Discovery Education resources to differentiate. Here are some more ideas on differentiating teaching and learning. Project Based Learning is also another great way to differentiate teaching and learning. Project Based Learning (PBL) is a great way to teach students content, 21st century skills, and engage them […]

  3. DEN Virtual Conference Is Here!

    Fall VirtCon 2010 Saturday, October 23, 2010 9AM to 3 PM ET Download the flyer Cost: FREE Register for the virtual sessions (Beginning at 8am ET, you can click this same link to join the event!) Schedule: 9-9:50 AM It’s Not the Technology, It’s the Education Gail Lovely Web 2.0 tools are cool. iPads, cell […]

  4. Web 2.0 Tool of the Week: History Pin

    History Pin is a unique Web 2.o tool that lets you embed historic photos on maps and tell a story. Explore the map, add your photos, and tell a story! This unique tool allows you to compare a historic photo of a place to what it looks like now. History Pin is currently seeking historic Civil […]

  5. Web 2.0 Tool of the Week: Kubbu

    Kubbu enhances online teaching by providing a free resource that allows teachers to create interactive games, puzzles, and quizzes easily.  Teachers can assign the quizzes and games to students, and generate reports to view and analyze results. Visit Kubuu to try samples of what you can create with a Kubbu account!

  6. TN Day of Discovery

    Jen Dorman, Justin Karkow, Sandra Ford, and Tim Childers are in Franklin, TN, today for an exciting Day of Discovery at Franklin High School!  We are looking forward to meeting teachers from all across the state in one of our first centrally-located events near Nashville.  Teachers have registered from Memphis to Knoxville to Chattanooga! Teachers […]

  7. UnConference Day at DEN LC 2010

    Today was our “unconference” day.  It is one of the best things the DEN has started at these little annual meetings of ours.  Last night, a long line of people stood before the group and announced something they would like to work on.  Each of us wrote that down on a piece of card stock.  […]

  8. DEN LC Symposium

    Our first full day at the DEN LC Symposium kicked off this morning with Dr. Lodge McCammon.  Personally, I had never been in a session with Lodge.  So, I wasn’t really sure what to expect.  Yet, everyone who has been in his workshops before have just bragged and bragged and bragged about it.  I’m glad […]

  9. School's "IN" for the Summer!

    You’re a teacher eagerly looking forward to a couple of weeks of summer bliss, right? Wrong! Summer is the time for intellectual rejuvenation, creative inspiration, and learning. Let the Discovery Educator Network help you meet these noble goals. Check out some of the fantastic FREE webinars from Discovery Education. Discovery Education First Look: Back to […]

  10. Create a Free Avatar with Voki!

    Students love avatars! Create a free avatar to add to your class website or blog with Voki. You can personalize the avatar and even add your own voice to help you connect to your students. Teachers are using Voki avatars in amazing ways! Some are using them to inspire students in language classes, and to connect […]

  11. Publishing to AudioBoo from an iPhone

    (Cross-posted from Clif’s Notes) As I’ve previously mentioned AudioBoo is a service that makes podcasting and audio blogging a snap. Here’s my quick demonstration. Your “boo” (That’s what they call your audio file) will be uploaded to your AudioBoo profile. You can take a look at my profile page to get an idea of what […]

  12. New Diigo Group for TN DEN Members

    I have been using Diigo as my preferred social bookmarking tool for some time now.  You can see my links here.  It appears that many DEN members also use this site to keep track of websites they find interesting or even indispensable. There is a national DEN Group that was started by Jennifer Dorman, and […]

  13. EdTechConnect Tonight

    EdTechConnect with Gail Lovely Webinar – Tools for Engagement and Collaboration in the Elementary Grades.  December 16 at 7 PM EST. In the session we will explore online tools and the powerful ways they can be used to engage young students in learning environments and activities. The emphasis will be on collaboration and curriculum integration. […]

  14. WolframAlpha

    If you haven’t tried WolframAlpha, you really need to head over there immediately after reading this post. The great thing about this site is its ease of finding computational data.  Do you have an algebraic equation you need solved?  Type it in the search box and watch the magic happen.  Ask for the population of […]